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Would Master Teachers Take on More Students Spread Over Several Classes for Higher Pay?

The education policy group Public Impact is suggesting a series of new approaches that leaders say are aimed at putting the best teachers in front of more students to increase their reach, and paying those talented folks more without dramatically increasing school budgets.

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Some West Tenn. Schools Tops in Achievement

Twenty-one school districts across Tennessee were recognized on Monday for raising student growth and closing the achievement gap on state tests during the 2011-12 school year.

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Mobile County Ala. Schools Rehires 850 Employees

The Mobile County school system has rehired or found new jobs for about 850 of the more than 1,000 teachers and other employees that it fired or put on mandatory transfer status at the beginning of the summer, following votes by the school board Monday.

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In Defense of Algebra

I admit it: I am one of the millions of Americans who suffer from math anxiety, and my math phobia runs deep. I shudder when the check arrives after dinner, then surreptitiously slide it toward my math-proficient husband.

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N.H. Ed Report Shows High School Students Continuing

The New Hampshire Department of Education says there's been a 6 percent increase in the past decade of students choosing to continue their studies immediately following graduation from high school.

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Living in District Tougher Nowadays for Superintendents

The desire of some school districts to have their superintendents live within district boundaries is often at odds with the realities of today’s tough housing market.

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LightRaise from SMART Technologies.


Now you can bring learning to life with vibrant, engaging, interactive content on almost any surface. Watch the 20-minute LightRaise overview.

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Providing Economical and Healthy School Foods


Healthy school food options on a budget: it can be done!

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What should you include in your high school cafeteria a la carte line?


Take a look at this checklist of must-have food and beverage items.

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Managing your network in a device-heavy world


Watch the archive edition to hear case studies from two districts about how they planned and implemented their wireless and wired infrastructure projects.

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